Orange Coconut Sugar Cookies
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butter flavor shortening *
orange juice ; freshly squeezed *
Stir together shortening , butter , sugar , egg , orange rind , orange juice ; Beat until smooth ; add the coconut.
Sift all the dry ingredients together and gradually add to the coconut mixture.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake @ 375° for 10-12 minutes or until firm to the touch and lightly browned.
* NOTE : if you don't want the orange flavor you can substitute 1 teas. vanilla for the rind and 1/4 cup milk for the orange juice.
* NOTE : If you don't have buttered flavored shortening , you can use regular shortening with part soft butter.